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This video demonstrates a straightforward, reproducible technique for the repair of bileaflet prolapse in Barlow’s disease using four sets of artificial chordae.
February 14, 2019
The authors highlight useful tips and methods to avoid common pitfalls for others who are interested in adding these methods to their armamentarium.
February 13, 2019
This video shows the basic technique of skeletonized left internal mammary artery harvesting.
February 7, 2019
Tom C. Nguyen, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, and Richard Weisel discuss the changing medical publication world, focusing on cardiothoracic journals.
February 7, 2019
Aung Ye Oo of The Barts Heart Centre in London, UK, discusses the use of endovascular stents in patients with connective tissue disorders.
February 5, 2019
There are several approaches for the surgical management of symptomatic pericardial effusion. The author demonstrates the subxiphoid approach in this video, which is the most expeditious approach and better suited for the unstable patient.
January 31, 2019
Shruti Jayakumar interviews Martin Elliott and John McKenna about the changes in cardiac surgery that have been most interesting and impactful during the course of their respective careers.
January 31, 2019
Giovanni Mariscalco of the University of Leicester Glenfield Hospital in the UK discusses the need for improved guidelines on screening patients for nonsyndromic thoracic aortic disease.
January 29, 2019
In this video, the authors present a triple coronary endarterectomy in a 68-year-old patient with severe coronary artery disease using a closed-traction technique.
January 28, 2019
STS President Keith S. Naunheim addressed attendees at the 55th STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, on Monday, January 28, 2019.
January 24, 2019
Hans-Joachim Shäfers of Saarland University Medical Center in Germany presents his tips and tricks for aortic root remodeling.

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